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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Donald Trump Claims Elderly Man Shoved By Police Was "Set Up"

Donald Trump has claimed that an incident in which an elderly man was pushed over by police could be...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:10 PM - 9 Jun 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Donald Trump Claims Elderly Man Shoved By Police Was "Set Up"

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:10 PM - 9 Jun 2020

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Donald Trump has claimed that an incident in which an elderly man was pushed over by police could be a "set up".

Two officers in Buffalo, New York were charged with assault after video footage showed them shoving 75-year-old Martin Gugino during a protest.

The police department originally claimed that Gugino, who had to be hospitalised after hitting his head on the ground, "tripped and fell".

In a tweet, Trump appeared to refer to a report by the right-wing One America News Network (OANN).

Cal Thomas and Marion McKeone joined us to discuss this and more in our weekly US slot.

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